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Welcome to the Crab's Claw Inn, one of the best restaurants in Lavallette, New Jersey! Don't just take our word for it, we were nominated for a Taste Award for Outstanding Restaurant in the Bar/Pub category. Located on the northbound side of Route 35 (Grand Central Avenue), we have been serving fantastic seafood and an extensive list of bottled and draft beers to our patrons for decades. Our professional chefs prepare a menu that is sure to satisfy our local clientele and seasonal tourists a like. The Crab's Claw Inn is open year-round and is dedicated to providing great food to our local patrons as one of the best restaurants Lavallette New Jersey has to offer. Come on into The Crab's Claw
$10 - $15
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
I live in Ocean County and usually avoid the crowds but I popped over here on Memorial Day. The staff was on point and speedy with their service. The beers on top were plentiful and they had some rare ones too. The Forgotten Boardwalk, Last...More
We were in Lavalette looking at rental properties and decided to stop at the Crab’s Claw for lunch. The waiter mentioned they had fresh-caught scrod, so we both ordered the beer battered scrod sandwich. It arrived hot and tasted delicious! It was accompanied by fries,...More
My birthday always brings my mom and daughter down the Shore for us to go to our favorite restaurant
This year we got a pot which was amazing scallops and mushrooms and of course the bisque
Everything was perfect
Absolutely love going here and highly...More
First time here but not the last.
We had Scrod, baked potatoes salad and soup then coffee and apple crisp.
Also crab stuffed shrimp and it was all great.
If you are in the area make sure you visit it is worth the trip.
For the beer lovers out there, this has a lot of tap options. They have excellent burgers and entrees. They also have clams on the half shell that keep us coming back each year! This is a family friendly place with crayons and coloring pages...More
I’ve been to the Crab’s claw several times. I find it to be a fun place, particularly during the “off season” when the wait for seating is not always 1 1/2 hours. It’s not gourmet cuisine, but they often have fun bands playing there and...More
This is the Go-to place for locals which says a lot. The food is good, lots of seafood choices and good salads. I dont' know about the meat dishes, as the only time we had meat here was St. Patrick's day and the corned beef...More
I’m vegan, but my family wanted to go here for my MIL birthday. After looking at the menu, I’m like what could I possibly eat here?? I asked the waiter (Mike) and he suggested baked potato (very good) with salsa, garden salad ( nice size...More